Here come the looters’ – Middelburg to become second Vuwani?

Community Alerts/Lorraine Kakaza/Carolina-Mpumalanga/17 Oct 17 Protests are being planned all over Middelburg in objection to the appointment of Theo van Vuuren as the municipal manager of the Steve Tshwete Municipality. Yaseen Gaffar | 16 hours ago A stern warning last Thursday when tyres were lit in front of the STLM(Steve Tshwete Local Municipality) building after …

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Community Alerts/Lorraine Kakaza/04 Oct 17 At a gala dinner boycotted by the Chamber of Mines on the eve of the two-day Johannesburg Indaba mining conference, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane sounded a conciliatory tone, reaching out to the industry to resolve the impasse bedevilling relationships between the regulator and the sector. Zwane, however, did not …

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Community Alerts/ Lorraine Kakaza/Carolina-Mpumalanga/30 Sep 17 Today we had a meeting with the community of Vosman today and doing the preparations for the Tete comrades that are coming to South Africa and the group of Vosman will be hosting us. There were many challenges that were raised when it comes to mines it destroys our …

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Pain and burden of women who don’t have access to electricity must use wood as alternative

Zanele Msibi/Phola/250917 This lady resides at Phola, Emalahleni municipality in the side of South 32 new development houses.Last year they were relocated from Klipplat farm to Phola where the mine built houses for them. But they don’t have electricity The problem with houses which does not have electricity is that woman is forced to go …

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